Category: VST/VSTi

What is a MIDI controller & why do I need one to make music?

Ran across Starr Ackermans new blog and saw this article. Starr goes pretty hard in the industry so you’d be foolish to sleep on her articles and blog… A MIDI Controller is essential if you are making music with your computer. It’s hardware…you’ll use it to control your virtual instruments and sequence your music. The main reason you would use a midi… Read more →

Green Oak releases Crystal Version 2.5

One of my favorite free synths available, Crystal has recently been updated to 2.5 along with a 64 bit version too! Crystal is a semi-modular software synthesizer featuring both subtractive synthesis and frequency modulation (FM) synthesis. It offers abundant modulation control with over 90 parameters which may be modulated, multi-stage envelopes with graphical editors, extensive tempo sync of envelopes/lforates/delay times,… Read more →

PHENOME Soundfont VSTi Version 1.7

Just heard about this soundfont VSTi, checked it out and I’m glad to report this is LEGIT! Great free VSTi, tons of features and very new on the scene! Watch out SFZ+! Phenome, a 8-part multitimbral Soundfont Player VSTi for Windows XP/Vista/7 32-Bit. (Win XP Service Pack 2 required). It’s designed to focus on getting ideas done quickly. So it’s… Read more →

UFO Scientific VST Frequency Analyzer: MultiFreek

Bigg Rome from OnlineMusicProduction.com was on FP talking about a new VST to help you clean up your sound. MultiFreek is a MULTIPLE CHANNEL frequency analyzer. Basically every channel you load this plug-in on will appear in the rack style display. Now you can see & hear individual tracks without having to switch between plug-ins! Important note, this is not… Read more →

Seven Phases Spectrum Analyzer

Just found this plug in on FP and was amazed. Simple graphic Spectrum Analyzer with advanced features like re sizable window independent of your DAW. Windows only. Sorry Macs but they’re not pimping. Features: 1/3, 1/4 or 1/6 octave mode (30, 40 or 60 bands respectively) Unrestrictedly resizable (tiny to fullscreen) display window Simultaneous peak, peak-hold and average (RMS) display Entirely adjustable ballistics Customizable… Read more →

Phoenix In Flight New Plug-Ins!

We have two new plug-ins to their nice little roster of free plug-ins! Up first… Nice little Compressor… The first one, OPTRON 3A, is an opto-style compressor with a specific processing behavior ranging from soft leveling to rather hard, squashing compression. Its very useful for compressing solo tracks such as vocals, guitars, drums synths or other instruments. A nice SSL… Read more →

SonEQ 1.1.1

There is a new FREE plugin on the scene that you need to check out! Sonimus SonEQ is a new VST for both Mac and PC with High/Low pass filters, 3 band eq, preamp saturation with bass booster and Woow flutter! Features: 3 band Equalizer, Low, Mid, High. 2 Musical Filters, High-Pass Low-Pass. Preamp stage with bass booster. 64-bit floating… Read more →